1. 56987

      South Africa

      Andre Karst | South Africa | Dundee

      My team: Blue Bulls
      It is the best teamsport there is.
    2. 56982

      South Africa

      Kevin Burge | South Africa | Dundee

      My team: Sharks
      Why should Rugby be Olympic? First and foremost - unlike many other sports - it's a TEAM sport, each player relying on his/her mates to win.
    3. 56937

      South Africa

      Willem Pretorius | South Africa

    4. 56897

      South Africa

      Morne van Straaten | South Africa | Pietermaritzburg

      My team: Natal Sharks, Springboks
      It deserves to be there
    5. 56882

      South Africa

      lance vining | South Africa

    6. 56766

      South Africa

      Roy Oakley | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
    7. 56763

      South Africa

      John Muir | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: South Africa - the BOKKE
    8. 56716

      South Africa

      Pascal van Woezik | South Africa | Ceres

      My team: RC Betuwe, Western Province, Stormers, Springboks
    9. 56656

      South Africa

      Akilan Naidoo | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: South Africa
      it is full of energy and always entertaining. It is a sport that u will never get bored watching. U feel the passion end energy in the air. U believe anything is possible when u watch the mix of skill and pyhsicality. it is a sport for the courageous and one that will never die !
    10. 56623

      South Africa

      Johan Buitendag | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks/Blue Bulls
      It's quick, fast, energetic and requiers a lot of skill!
    11. 56587

      South Africa

      david hendricks | South Africa | cape town

      My team: Springboks
      because its awesome
    12. 56586

      South Africa

      Walter Richard Blake | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Free State Cheetahs
      Rugby is a international sport played and watch by millions of fans. Numbers do count
    13. 56585

      South Africa

      Patrick Newman | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Tygerberg
      its a suitable sport for the olympics and its fast an it has alot of support
    14. 56583

      South Africa

      Gideon Gouws | South Africa | Roodepoort

      My team: South Africa / Lions
      Because it's a world renound sport, and will only benifit youngsters, and maby give them a new dream of a Gold medal.
    15. 56582

      South Africa

      matthew thomson | South Africa

      My team: springboks
      its a chance for true athletes, gladiators, in the classic sense of the word, going back to olympic roots in greece, to compete on the worlds greatest stage!
    16. 56581

      South Africa

      Merrick Jennings | South Africa | Durban

      My team: Springboks & Sharks
      Embodies all the values of the Olympics. Great team sport, showcasing true physical ability.
    17. 56567

      South Africa

      Wayne Harmse | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks
    18. 56563

      South Africa

      Toy Thompson | South Africa | Centurion

      My team: The Blue Bulls & The Springboks
      I will bring more exitement to the Olympics
    19. 56557

      South Africa

      Mariusw Voogt | South Africa

    20. 56552

      South Africa

      Robert Hurry | South Africa | Johannesburg

      My team: Lions
      Its Awesome!
    21. 56548

      South Africa

      Danie Boshoff | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks
      Rugby is one of the most supported sports in the world and deserves to be part of the international sport games - Olympics.
    22. 56531

      South Africa

      Martin Ferreira | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: South Africa
      Sevens rugby would bring and add even more of the old Olympic festival feel to the games once again. It would also attract many more spectators to the games that would surely not only go and enjoy the rugby but many other Olympic featured sporting events.
    23. 56528

      South Africa

      Robert Thompson | South Africa

    24. 56524

      South Africa

      Cliff Nyati | South Africa | Pinetown

      My team: Springboks
      It has a HUGE following throughout the worls - much more that hockey or tennis.
    25. 56522

      South Africa

      Hennie Du Toit | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks, Stormers, WP
      It is a truly global sport, played and enjoyed by people on all continents!! Its a great team sport, with lots of excitiment, camradi, festival spirit and played by great athletes
    26. 56518

      South Africa

      Garth Van Der Woude | South Africa | Durban

      My team: The Sharks
      Because its better than soccer and you let them bore the crap out of us!
    27. 56517

      South Africa

      Paolo Pretorius | South Africa

      My team: Springboks
      It will help with the development of the game. This is a fast paced game that includes skill, power, and excitement. At this level the tradition of smaller players with skill still exist and this allow a wader range of countries to play.
    28. 56515

      South Africa

      KOBUS NEL | South Africa | HERMANUS

      My team: SPRINGBOKS
      WORLD SPORT
    29. 56424

      South Africa

      Brett crighton | South Africa | Johannesburg

      My team: Lions
      it is exciting, fills the stadiums and is a global game
    30. 56422

      South Africa

      Merchandt Le Maitre | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks
      There is no other sport that can compare with the sam exitement. Try it
    31. 56418

      South Africa

      Lin Thorsen | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
      it will be a great event for all rugby nations. there are a lot of rugby nations and they should all participate to find the Olympic champions.
    32. 56413

      South Africa

      Nico van Rensburg | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
      Best team game in the world.
    33. 56412

      South Africa

      Sarihanna van Rensburg | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
      Great game which everyone can watch.
    34. 56411

      South Africa

      nel van niekerk | South Africa | polokwane

      My team: blue bulls
      hugely entertaining and skillfull game
    35. 56409

      South Africa

      Alexis Heymans | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks + Bulls
      It's a phenomenal game and having the shorter, faster pace sevens version of it in the Olympics will certainly create a lot of interest. Further if one looks at the Petition Map, the most active countries are some that are not necessarily seen as the traditional "powerhouses" of the game, yet there is still immense interest shown from them!
    36. 56403

      South Africa

      Marshall J Warne | South Africa | Vredendal

      My team: Springboks
      Rugby is more then a game, its a way of life for many, and it certainly can teach some great life lessons to many other. Rugby will definately get more people interested into the Olympics as a whole, and thats what rugby does. It makes everybody winners, in one way or the other. Thanx. MJ Warne
    37. 56399

      South Africa

      franswa janssen | South Africa | cape town

      My team: Springboks
      best game in the world,this is were the boys become men
    38. 56398

      South Africa

      Moses Govender | South Africa | Durban

      My team: Sharks
      It is a truly global game that is fast and attractive. On any given day any one of 10 or more teams can win. playing fields are level and it makes for a great contest. If it becomes an olympic sport it will become more competitive and also add value to the event.
    39. 56397

      South Africa

      Sixolile Kenene | South Africa | East London

      My team: New Zealand
    40. 56396

      South Africa

      grant aucamp | South Africa | klerksdorp

      My team: south africa
    41. 56395

      South Africa

      Johann Vlok | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Sharks
      Quick team sport. Easy to arrange normal tornament 2-3 days
    42. 56394

      South Africa

      Llewelyn De Beer | South Africa | Stellenbosch

      My team: South Africa/ Springbuks
      making it an Olympic sport will show the world just how seriously sevens rugby should be taken! GO BOKKE!
    43. 56393

      South Africa

      Quinton van Rooyen | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
      Rugby is becoming a international game with a lot fans over the world and it will be great for development.
    44. 56392

      South Africa

      gavin naidoo | South Africa | johannesburg

      My team: western stormers
      It is a well supported game rich in tradition and keeps fans on edge. All attributes to the olympic spirit.
    45. 56391

      South Africa

      Michael Netshipise | South Africa | Johannesburg

      My team: South Africa
      It's exciting, it has a very high spectator value. Provides an significance to a nations that would have been marginalized, has played a role in uniting different cultures, esp in South Africa. finally because I am a fan.
    46. 56390

      South Africa

      Cliff Arderne | South Africa | Durban

      My team: Springboks
      It is a high class spectator sport and it epitomises the athletic ideals of the Olympic movement
    47. 56389

      South Africa

      Grant van Velden | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
      Sevens rugby is a sport that has brought people together from different social backrounds, race, and ethnic groups. The spirit in which the game is played is unbelievable and incorporates the Olympic ethos.
    48. 56388

      South Africa

      Ross Blair | South Africa

      Rugby is clean. There are no drugs in the sport like so many of the other sports. Lets honour honesty in sport.
    49. 56387

      South Africa

      Grant Neill | South Africa | Johannesburg

      My team: Springboks
      Because the players deserve it, the fans deserve it!
    50. 56386

      South Africa

      mj bronkhorst | South Africa

    51. 56385

      South Africa

      Jacques Nel | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks
    52. 56384

      South Africa

      William Awusi | South Africa | East London

      My team: Springboks
      Best sport EVER!!
    53. 56383

      South Africa

      Joey Gouws | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Springboks
      Expand the game with its nation building roles.
    54. 56381

      South Africa

      Gavin Smith | South Africa | Durban

      My team: Natal Sharks
      So that South Africa can also win the rugby Olympics
    55. 56380

      South Africa

      Gerhard ten Napel | South Africa

    56. 56352

      South Africa

      Robbie Leacock | South Africa

      because
    57. 56283

      South Africa

      Schoeman Jannie | South Africa | Kimberley

      My team: South Africa
      It's a team sport. If you want to be the best,you must play against the best..
    58. 56274

      South Africa

      Henno Boshoff | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: South Africa (Springboks!!)
      Give me a reason why not?! It is played worldwide and is just a fantastic game.
    59. 56251

      South Africa

      Gareth Blyth | South Africa

    60. 56240

      South Africa

      Etienne Maritz | South Africa | pretoria

      My team: freestate
      b`couse its the only sport that is not fake
    61. 56239

      South Africa

      Steven Roos | South Africa | Cape town

      My team: Springboks
      It is a great sport to play and watch
    62. 56233

      South Africa

      Martin Gouws | South Africa | Centurion Petoria

      My team: Blue Bulls & SA Sevens
      The sevens code will enhanced rugby to rest of the world & it is fast ,attractive & can be completed in s short span of time - played by both male & female go Rugby
    63. 56231

      South Africa

      Pieter Kriek | South Africa | Naples Florida

      My team: Springboks
    64. 56229

      South Africa

      theo pretorius | South Africa

    65. 56225

      South Africa

      Nicol du Toit | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springboks
    66. 56224

      South Africa

      cornel mario gaffley | South Africa | swellendam

      My team: swellendam rfc
      every sport has a right to be ackwonledged it the highest level
    67. 56220

      South Africa

      Vanessa Roelfse | South Africa | George

      My team: SWD Eagles
      Rugby is a sportcode just like athletics, why not include it.
    68. 56214

      South Africa

      Allie Abrahams | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: Springbok Sevens
      Because of the excitement,pure skill,creative ability that the rugby athletes will bring into this great athletic event.
    69. 56206

      South Africa

      wynand wessels | South Africa | pretoria

      My team: springboks
      It is a teamsport event for the fans just as soccer
    70. 56205

      South Africa

      Eugene van Wyk | South Africa | My cityWelkom

      My team: Griffons
      It is a very competitive, entertaining sport that require a high level of fitness, conditioning and skill.
    71. 56194

      South Africa

      Zelda Erasmus | South Africa | Bloemfontein

      My team: Springboks
      Why not!!!! It's a great sport, and joins people together.
    72. 56193

      South Africa

      Jannie Van Staden | South Africa | Potchefstroom

      My team: Blue Bulls and Springboks
    73. 56191

      South Africa

      Danie Prinsloo | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Blue Bulls / Springboks
      Promotes fair play and can unite a nation
    74. 56190

      South Africa

      Danie de Wet | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: South Africa
      The Olympic games as well as rugby will benefit from it.
    75. 56181

      South Africa

      Anne Wiseman | South Africa | Cape Town

      My team: The Springboks.
      Why not, its a sport that so many in the world LOVE, and are mad about Rugby.
    76. 56177

      South Africa

      Diederick Reinecke | South Africa | Kroonstad

      My team: Griffons u-19 and Kroonstad Rugby Club
      Because it is a spectacular game and players must have lot of ball sense and be on a high level of fitness to done well in the game. It will also draw lots of crowds to the Olympic's. Please we want to see it a Olympic Sport. We Love Sevens Rugby.
    77. 56048

      South Africa

      Paul Steenkamp | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Sharks
      Rugby is one of the biggest sports globall, well supported!
    78. 56001

      South Africa

      Eugene Yssel | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: Blue Bulls
      It is fast becomming a truely international sport and can therefore no longer be ignored
    79. 55987

      South Africa

      Ronel Nel | South Africa | Pretoria

      My team: The Springboks
      It's the only team game that truly reflects a competitive spirit in which a team plays as a team, and whilest individual brilliance is recognised, it's the team that comes first. Also, rugby is simply terrific! And so full of adrenaline!
    80. 55967

      South Africa

      Dirk Jordaan | South Africa

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